Houston Astros 7, Chicago Cubs 2
Regular Season Game 84
Played on Tuesday, July 4, 2006 (D) at Minute Maid Park

CHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2 10  1
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  2    0  3  x  -   7  8  1
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pierre cf                     5   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Perez 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Walker ph,2b                2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lee 1b                        4   0   3   1       1   1       5   1
Ramirez 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Barrett c                     2   0   0   0       2   0       8   2
  Howry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rusch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nevin rf                      3   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Pagan ph,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Murton lf                     2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Jones ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cedeno ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Prior p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Novoa p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blanco c                    1   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Totals                       35   2  10   2       4   6      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Prior (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Pierre (15,off Pettitte); Perez (9,off Pettitte).
HR: Blanco (4,9th inning off Lidge 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Murton (13,off Pettitte).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Pierre (10,2nd base by Pettitte/Ausmus); Lee (3,2nd base by Pettitte/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   1       1   1       6   3
  Lane rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taveras cf                    3   1   0   0       0   3       2   0
Lamb 1b                       3   0   2   3       2   0       7   1
Berkman rf                    4   0   1   1       1   2       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson lf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    2   2   0   0       2   0       2   3
Everett ss                    3   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Pettitte p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke ph,2b                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
Totals                       30   7   8   5       8  10      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Biggio-Lamb.
E: Lamb (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (16,off Prior); Lamb (14,off Rusch).
SH: Taveras (7,off Novoa); Ausmus (3,off Rusch).
HBP: Taveras (5,by Prior).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Prior L(0-4)                  6     4   4   3   4   7   0  27
Novoa                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Ohman                         0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Howry                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Rusch                         1     3   3   3   3   2   0   9
Totals                        8     8   7   6   8  10   0  41

WP: Prior (1).
HBP: Prior (2,Taveras).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte W(7-9)               6     7   1   1   4   3   0  27
Wheeler                       2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Lidge                         1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Totals                        9    10   2   2   4   6   1  39


Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Mark Wegner, 2B - Marvin Hudson, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 3:11   Attendance: 41502


Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Houston Astros           
1. Pierre              cf        Biggio              2b
2. Perez               2b        Taveras             cf
3. Lee                 1b        Lamb                1b
4. Ramirez             3b        Berkman             rf
5. Barrett             c         Wilson              lf
6. Nevin               rf        Ensberg             3b
7. Murton              lf        Everett             ss
8. Cedeno              ss        Ausmus              c
9. Prior               p         Pettitte            p

CUBS 1ST: Pierre singled to right; Perez flied to left; Pierre
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Lee singled to center; Ramirez forced Lee (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio lined to third; Taveras was called out on
strikes; Lamb walked; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Astros 0.

CUBS 2ND: Barrett walked; Nevin struck out; Murton walked
[Barrett to second]; Cedeno struck out; Prior grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wilson struck out; Ensberg flied to center; Everett
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
0, Astros 0.

CUBS 3RD: Pierre doubled to left; Perez grounded out (second to
first) [Pierre to third]; Lee singled to right [Pierre scored];
Ramirez lined to third; Barrett grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to catcher to first);
Pettitte struck out; Biggio walked; Taveras was hit by a pitch
[Biggio to second]; Lamb singled to center [Biggio scored,
Taveras to third]; Berkman singled to center [Taveras scored,
Lamb to second]; Wilson grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 4TH: Nevin singled to right; Murton grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Nevin out at second];
Cedeno flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Ensberg flied to center; Everett singled to left;
Ausmus was called out on strikes; Pettitte flied to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 5TH: Prior flied to center; Pierre grounded out (second to
first); Perez doubled to center; Lee walked; Lee was picked off
and caught stealing second but was safe at second (error by
Lamb; assist by Pettitte) [Perez to third]; Ramirez lined to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio struck out; Taveras struck out; Lamb grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

CUBS 6TH: Barrett walked; Nevin struck out; Murton singled to
third [Barrett to second]; Cedeno forced Murton (third to
second) [Barrett to third]; Prior popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson
doubled to center; Ensberg walked; Everett walked [Wilson to
third, Ensberg to second]; Ausmus lined to second; PALMEIRO
BATTED FOR PETTITTE; Prior threw a wild pitch [Wilson scored,
Ensberg scored (error by Prior) (unearned), Everett to third];
Palmeiro flied to right; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Astros 4.

CUBS 7TH: WHEELER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Pierre singled
to left; WALKER BATTED FOR PEREZ; Walker popped to third; Lee
singled to second [Pierre to second]; Ramirez popped to first;
Barrett popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros
4.

ASTROS 7TH: WALKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); NOVOA REPLACED
PRIOR (PITCHING); Biggio singled to center; Taveras out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Biggio to second]; OHMAN
REPLACED NOVOA (PITCHING); Lamb walked; Berkman struck out;
HOWRY REPLACED BARRETT (PITCHING); BLANCO REPLACED OHMAN
(PLAYING C ); Wilson flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
1, Astros 4.

CUBS 8TH: PAGAN BATTED FOR NEVIN; Pagan struck out; JONES BATTED
FOR MURTON; Jones struck out; Cedeno popped to catcher; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: RUSCH REPLACED HOWRY (PITCHING); PAGAN STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); JONES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Ensberg
walked; Everett singled to right [Ensberg to second]; Ausmus out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ensberg to third, Everett
to second]; BURKE BATTED FOR WHEELER; Burke walked; Biggio
singled to right [Ensberg scored, Everett to third, Burke to
second]; Taveras struck out; Lamb doubled to left [Everett
scored, Burke scored, Biggio to third]; Berkman walked; Wilson
struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Astros 7.

CUBS 9TH: LANE REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING RF); LIDGE REPLACED
BERKMAN (PITCHING); BURKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Blanco
homered; Pierre grounded out (second to first); Walker flied to
center; Lee struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2  10   1   10
 Astros           7   8   1   10


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